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Robbins Timber

Robbins Timber has over 125 years of experience in the timber trade, and we are proud of our reputation for fast and efficient service along with our keen pricing policy.



One of the largest Suppliers of Garage & Workshop Equipment in the UK.


Avon Stainless Fasteners

Specialist supplier of Industrial Fasteners in Stainless Steel and many other Corrosion Resistant Materials.


Advanced Fuel Systems

As one of the leading players in the design and manufacture of fuel safety cells, Advanced Fuel Systems constantly push the boundaries of development for applications in the motorsport, automotive, aviation and marine sectors.


Wessex Resins ∞ West System

After nearly five decades of continuous innovation, WEST SYSTEM® epoxy continues to be recognised as one of the best general purpose marine grade epoxies in the world.


Blackburns Metals

One of the UK’s largest metal stockholders. Suppliers of aluminium, stainless steel, non-ferrous alloy products and composites to UK industry.



Willans are the world’s leading harness manufacturer, providing essential safety equipment for all forms of motor sports – from club racing and rallying to Formula One.



ESAB is a world leader in the production of welding and cutting equipment and consumables.



Goodridge is the world’s leading manufacturer of performance fluid transfer systems. It operates in the OEM, automotive, motorcycle, motorsport, defence and specialist industrial sectors.


WEC Training Academy

With 800 staff and 600,000 sq. ft. manufacturing floorspace, WEC Group is well placed to meet any engineering requirement and provides services across a broad range of industries such as Nuclear, Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Defence, Rail and Marine.



Spanning over 15 years, IS-Motorsport has been successfully servicing the UK motorsport industry with its high performance racing products and services.


Blackpool and The Fylde College

Blackpool and The Fylde College, one of the UK’s leading Further Education colleges. A reputation for excellence has developed through professionalism and passion for learning, helped by talented staff, outstanding resources and massive commitment to student support.


Swansea University

Swansea University is a research-led university that has been making a difference since 1920. The University community thrives on exploration and discovery, and offers the right balance of excellent teaching and research, matched by an enviable quality of life.


Norson Design

Next generation design and engineering solutions from initial concept to full production.
Norson Design Works covers the Naval, Leisure, Military &  Racing Markets.


S & C Thermofluids

From the aerodynamics of a supersonic aircraft to the suction of a vacuum cleaner, the flow and heat transfer of the working fluid (thermofluids) determines the function and performance of such systems. S & C Thermofluids, founded in 1987 and based in the UK, uses the full range of engineering tools to study and develop such systems.


Aximo Design

Aximo is a Product Design agency based in the north of England. With an approachable, experienced team of professional designers and Mechanical Engineers, Aximo can help add value to clients’ business, across a wide range of industries and functions. We use lots of 3D Cad and CAE tools. We also provide prototypes. We help anyone from inventors, individuals to SMEs.


Air Total

We’re a leading provider of aviation fuel, and can meet your fuelling needs whether you’re a light aircraft owner or a large commercial airline.
We’ve been developing and marketing aviation fuels for half a century. Whether you’re an airline, in the military, the aerospace industry, business or general aviation, we’ve got the fuel you need – and we can offer you a whole range of services too.


Manchester Metrology

Manchester Metrology LTD are pioneers and innovators of metrology offering specialist contract measurement services using the latest metrology technology and equipment. Offering support across the UK and worldwide our attention to detail and helpful attitude towards our customers are among the many positive attributes which distinguish the company as a benchmark metrology company.



Alansons’ consistently high quality products and dependable service have supported the creation of countless components, structures, safe environments and innovative products.


SGS Gases

Based in Weston-super-Mare, SGS Gases has a range of bottled gases, in sizes suitable for garage and home use. Our nationwide distributor network allows for local collection or delivery of our bottles across the UK.


Kee Safety Group

Separating People from Hazards; this is the simple philosophy that drives Kee Safety. We have expanded our product portfolio and geographic horizons substantially since our inception in the UK some 80 years ago when Kee Klamp tubular fittings were first invented.


Granthams Signs

Granthams Signs has been established over 100 years ago and provides a complete signage service – designing, manufacturing and installing all types of signs.



Trend is a well established company that has been designing and developing router technologies since 1955 and during this time they have built a recognised brand with a strong reputation for high quality.



AeroDOT Limited is a UK based Company providing specialised support and technical solutions to the Aerospace Industry Globally. Expertise in Aerospace Project & Business Support in terms of Development, Operations and Training.



HEINZMANN is a long-established system supplier of engine management solutions for combustion engines and turbines in the industrial field.


Task Pro

Task Pro take up OEM overhaul, maintenance, and repair works relevant to a range of core engines and components that cover TA1750, TB5000, TB5400, Typhoon (SGT100),Tornado (SGT200), Tempest (SGT300), and Cyclone (SGT400), and commercial vehicles as well.


RS Components

RS Components is the leading distributor of Electronic, Electrical & Industrial components.



4QD manufacture a range of  DC motor speed controllers and accessories for battery powered electric motors that are tough, reliable, and easy to use.



Britlift are a leading designer and manufacturer of lifting equipment based in the UK.



RAPTOR® Engineered Polymer Composite Fasteners Made from Aerospace Grade Materials
RAPTOR® composite staples, nails, and specialty fasteners can be cut and sanded without damaging router bits, saw blades and sanding belts, and provide complete corrosion resistance.


Lifting Equipment Store

LES are a professional lifting gear company with over 30 years of experience backed by the partnership of two well established crane companies. Lifting Equipment Store goes beyond online sales and discounted goods, we can advise and provide special bespoke services such as inspection, service and repair of lifting gear, installation of gear, on site advice and more.


Albright International

Design and Manufacture of
D.C. Contactors & Emergency Disconnects.



The new kind of component company. Fusing cutting-edge technology with deep expertise, Accu proudly helps over half of the world’s top engineers & innovators bring their ideas to life. Building Tomorrow – one component at a time.


Yuasa UK

Yuasa YBX batteries are a premium product and trusted by millions of motorists across the globe, and also the number one choice for professional mechanics.

Manufactured by GS Yuasa, the world’s leading battery manufacturer, Yuasa YBX batteries are recognised as Original Equipment quality and performance, which means they are fitted as standard by the world’s top vehicle marques. They feature the latest technology and safety features to provide reliable starting power time after time throughout their long service life.


County Battery

County Battery are the leading supplier of battery chargers, test equipment, bulbs, battery accessories and battery distributor.


Colan Australia

Established in 1954, Colan Australia is an internationally recognised manufacturer and distributor of high performance industrial textiles. Servicing three key industrial sectors; Composite Reinforcements, Thermal & Protective and Geotextiles.


Hindle Controls

Hindle Controls are manufacturers of push pull mechanical control cables, tension only cables and suppliers of many brands of pedal systems, KAntrak displays, electronic and manual shifters.


John W. Laycock

Providing first class steel services to businesses and domestic customers across Yorkshire, Lancashire and throughout the UK.


TT Electronics

TT Electronics work with their customers to develop smart solutions, improving the precision, speed, reliability and performance of the highly engineered electronics that bring their commercial projects to life.


Capricorn Eco Timber

Established in 1993, Capricorn Eco Timber are an innovative, specialist, eco-friendly Stafford based timber merchant, machinist and sawmiller delivering a bespoke service for claddings, beams, and decking to all parts of the UK and abroad.


Tiga Wood

Tiga Wood cladding is a bespoke product made to order at our Stafford factory and sawmill to suit the customers specification, with either a charred and oiled or charred, brushed and oiled finish.


Peak Dynamics

For over 40 years Peak Dynamics have been innovating, refining and applying their technologies to a wide array of applications. They have grown substantially since then, expanding into new areas, new technologies and are now expanding worldwide.



FIBERMAX Ltd is a leading supplier of composite materials. Our range of high performance products enables our customers to achieve “the impossible” for conventional materials and build a host of exciting structures, from energy harvesting wind turbines to award winning race cars.



Shepherds offer over 100 new and used boats for sale, and have a long association with some of the world’s most renowned motor boat and sailing boat manufacturers. With roots tracing back to the 1890’s Shepherds provides an unparalleled choice, unrivalled expertise and unbeatable service.



Becker UK Ltd is the UK’s sole distributor of all Becker vacuum pumps, compressors, side channel blowers and turbine blowers in the UK. They offer a fully equipped service and repair centre, and in-house bespoke centralised system development team.


Right Connections

Right Connections UK Limited is a rapidly growing company involved with the development and distribution of vehicle specific wiring kits for the towing industry. Situated in the Midlands, they have easy access to a number of the country’s main motorway networks.


Manchester Galvanizing

Manchester Galvanizing (formerly Pillar-Wedge) offers regular collection and delivery services with a fleet of vehicles ranging from 3.5-tonne rigids to 24-tonne artics. They have the facility to vertically dip components up to 2.9 metres long for improved quality.


HMG Paints

HMG have a broad spectrum of knowledge and expertise with a portfolio including wet paint, powder coatings and aerosols covering virtually every type of surface imaginable. Backed by their extensive experience in developing pioneering coatings for a myriad of industries including; industrial, specialist industrial, automotive, commercial vehicle, defence, aerospace, wood finish, arts & craft, marine and rail, they have a drive to set the standards for the industry not just meet them.


TDP Outdoor Furniture

TDP Ltd make outdoor furniture from recycled plastic waste.

In 2021 we will be celebrating our 30th anniversary and as pioneers in our field we are proud to help the Longbow Jet Hydroplane project and wish them every success in their quest for the water speed record.

By using recycled plastic waste, we are helping to lower the amount of waste going to landfill and into our oceans each year. We design and manufacture all our furniture at our Derbyshire factory.


Below Decks

Below Decks began in 2013 when we were unable to find a specialist company to carpet our own boat, Lady J. All boats are different with complicated shapes, but Nigel’s previous career in the RAF as an aerospace engineer has given him an eye for precision and detail and his fitting skills are legendary!

Our aim is to provide a tailor-made personal service to all clients depending on their needs; one that keeps them fully informed as the project proceeds, and that provides those finishing touches to make your boat a home from home.



A division of AkzoNobel, International® is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high performance boat paint, yacht coatings and marine protection.

Formed in 1881, the International brand has become synonymous with the highest standard of care for all kinds of vessels and is an integral part of boat building and maintenance.



As experts in making coatings, chances are you’re only ever a few meters from one of our products. Active in over 150 countries, we’ve set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


Blackpool Thunder Car Club

Launched in 2020, Blackpool Thunder is an award winning club for all TVR owners and enthusiasts where news, articles, events and member discounts are published online in real time, to help keep you informed and your TVR on the road.



Marineware is a leading provider of high performance coatings and composite materials, bringing innovative and cost effective solutions to many of the world’s industries.


JP Cages

JP Cages started life as JP Engineering, started by Josh after 6 years experience employed in the industry, a small sole trader business offering welding and fabrication services throughout the industry offering subcontracting services as well as in-house bespoke fabrications.



Raceparts, the first one-stop warehouse for motorsport parts and spares.



Nadella is a specialist when it comes to linear motion technology, manufacturing world-class products from innovative designs. Whether you’re looking for the highest levels of precision, outstanding repeatability or the smoothest strokes, Nadella has a linear motion product to meet your requirements. 


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